Parallel Sessions Program - Wednesday 1 July (afternoon)



AULA TIME SESSION
Aula Minor 14,30 - 18,30 Dark Matter Searches
Aula 5 14,30 - 18,30 Cosmological Issues
Aula 6 14,30 - 16,30 Double Beta Decay
Aula 6 16,30 - 18,30 Gravitational Waves
Aula 8 14,30 - 18,30 Solar, Reactor, Low Energy Neutrinos





Dark Matter Searches: WIMP searches with noble gas; background issues
[Conveners: F. Donato, J. Morales, C. Munoz, N. Spooner]
Aula Minor (14,30 - 18,30)
Chair: Fiorenza Donato
The ArDM experiment (preliminary) (15'+5') slides
Christian Regenfus (University of Zrich)
Development of the MiniCLEAN dark matter detector (15'+5') slides
James Nikkel (Yale University)
Results from the first science run of ZEPLIN-III (15'+5') slides
Isabel Lopes (LIP-Coimbra)
Improved understanding of liquid xenon's response in dark matter searches (15'+5') slides
Aaron Manalaysay (University of Zurich)
16,20 - 16,50     Coffee Break (30')
Chair: Riccardo Cerulli
The XMASS experiment at the Kamioka Observatory (15'+5') slides
Kai Martens (IPMU, The University of Tokyo)
The LUX Dark Matter Search (15'+5') slides
Dan McKinsey (Yale University)
Investigation of ambient and muon-induced neutron background in LSM (15'+5') slides
Klaus Eitel (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
Status and Prospects of a Deep Underground Laboratory in China (15'+5') slides
Qian Yue (Tsinghua University)



Cosmological Issues
[Conveners: A. Diaferio, T. Moroi, K. Olive, M. Shaposhnikov]
Aula 5 (14,30 - 18,30)
Chair: Nicolao Fornengo
Gravitational reheating in quintessential inflation (15'+5') slides
Stefano Scopel (Seoul National University)
Relic density of neutrinos with primordial asymmetries (15'+5') slides
Sergio Pastor (Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular (IFIC) - U. Valencia)
Interplay between the ``Low'' and ``High'' Energy CP-violation in Leptogenesis (15'+5') slides
Serguey Petcov (SISSA/INFN Trieste)
16,20 - 16,50     Coffee Break (30')
Chair: Bhaskar Dutta
Constraining Super-Critical String/Brane Cosmologies with Astrophysical Data (15'+5') slides
Vasiliki Mitsou (Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular (IFIC) - U. Valencia)
Phantom dark energy and cosmological solutions without the Big Bang singularity (15'+5') slides
Anton Baushev (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna)
Dirac-Born-Infeld and k-inflation: the CMB anisotropies from string theory (15'+5') slides
Christophe Ringeval (Louvain University)



Double Beta Decay
[Conveners: F. Avignone, C. Cattadori, A. Faessler, F. Piquemal]
Aula 6 (14,30 - 16,30)
Chair: Frank Avignone
Brief Overview of Experimental Decay, and the Majorana Project (25'+5') slides
Steve Elliott (Los Alamos National Lab)
Theoretical status of the double beta decay (25'+5') slides
Amand Faessler (Univ. Tuebingen)
Development and installation of the GERDA experiment (20'+5') slides
Anatoly Smolnikov (INR/JINR Dubna)
Probing the Majorana Nature of Neutrinos by the Neutrinoless Double Beta decay (20'+5') slides
Stefano Morisi (Univ. of Valencia)
16,40 - 17,00     Coffee Break (20')



Gravitational Waves: Status of instruments and searches
[Conveners: A. Giazotto, E. Katsavounidis, K. Kuroda]
Aula 6 (16,30 - 18,30)
Chair: Adalberto Giazotto
Status of Virgo (15'+5') slides
Viviana Fafone (INFN, Sezione di Roma Tor Vergata)
Underground Cryogenic Interferometer CLIO (15'+5') slides
Shinji Miyoki (ICRR, The University of Tokyo)
Cosmic rays detection with Explorer and Nautilus (15'+5')
Carlo Ligi (INFN Frascati)
ET design study: science case and perspectives (15'+5') slides
Fulvio Ricci (University of Rome La Sapienza & INFN)
ET site selection: seismic and gravity gradient noise (15'+5') slides
Jo van den Brand (Nikhef)
Recent results from LIGO, GEO and Virgo searches (15'+5') slides
Carlo Nicola Colacino (INFN Pisa)


Solar, Reactor and other Low-Energy Neutrino Physics
[Conveners: M. Chen, K.T. Inoue, V. Matveev, G. Raffelt]
Aula 8 (14,30 - 18,30)
Chair: Gioacchino Ranucci
Results of the Borexino experiment (15'+5') slides
Lothar Oberauer (Technical University Munich)
Low energy neutrino physics at Super-Kamiokande (15'+5') slides
Michael Smy (University of California, Irvine)
InP solid state detector for a measurement of low energy solar neutrinos (15'+5') slides
Yoshiyuki Fukuda (Miyagi University of Education)
The neutrino source experiment on SAGE two-zone gallium target (15'+5') slides
Valery Gorbachev (INR, Moscow)
Linear solar models: the role of opacity and metals in the sun (15'+5') slides
Francesco Villante (University L'Aquila)
16,20 - 16,50     Coffee Break (30')
Chair: Lothar Oberauer
Probing non-standard neutrino interactions with solar and reactor neutrinos (15'+5') slides
Mariam Tortola (University Hamburg)
Remaining inconsistencies with solar neutrinos: Can spin flavour precession provide a clue? (15'+5') slides
Joao Pulido (CFTP and IST, Lisbon)
Solar flare in underground megaton detectors (15'+5') slides
Daniele Fargion (University and INFN Rome 1)
Geo-neutrinos (25'+5') slides
Stephen Dye (University of Hawaii)